Grape Arbor VC

Grape Arbor VC

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York

About

Grape Arbor VC is the renowned VC, which was created in 2006. The fund is located in United States, North America. The the headquarters of this VC is in New York.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 other investors. Along with Grape Arbor VC, start-ups are often financed by Slow Ventures, First Round Capital, Accel as well as 18 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are Lerer Hippeau, SV Angel, Accel and also 29 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Spark Capital, Greycroft, Bezos Expeditions, as well as 69 other investors.

The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. Grape Arbor VC is involved in 1 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 15 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. In 2015, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Grape Arbor VC is more than 1 billion dollars. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2018.

Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Flatiron Health, Appnexus, BlaBlaCar. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Social Media, Publishing. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 27 more areas of investment. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 4 founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location.

This VC was founded by Anthony O. Pergola, Raymond P. Thek. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 3.

Year Founded

2006

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: uncorkcapital.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

4-6

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

5.4% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x7.3

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

3.3 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.3 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

5

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Slow Ventures, First Round Capital, Accel

Funds Investing Together

Lerer Hippeau, SV Angel, Accel

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Spark Capital, Greycroft, Bezos Expeditions

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